Applications for school-level contests should be submitted on or before October 21

The sixth Children’s Environment Congress under the aegis of Kerala State Biodiversity Board will be held at the Kanakakkunnu palace in Thiruvananthapuram on November 15 and 16, said a release here. The two-day conference with the theme ‘The Decade of Biodiversity—201-2020, will see competitions in events such as quiz, painting, poster-making, cartoon, elocution, and essay writing.

Only those who obtain first prize in the school-level competitions will be qualified to represent their schools and the districts in the environment congress. Those who would like to participate in the school-level competitions may apply in the prescribed forms.

The applications may reach the Member secretary, Kerala State Biodiversity Board, Pallimukku, Post Petta, Thiruvananthapuram- 695 024 on or before October 21. Log on to for details and to download the application forms. Details can also be had from the organisers over Ph: 0471 2740240 and 9447220867.